Radio Free Goombah Debuts

Apr 10th, 2007 | By | Category: Digital Music

GoombahEmergent Music, developer of the Goombah music recommendation and social networking community, has expanded its offerings with the launch of Radio Free Goombah. The new service allows listeners to download tracks, and to share them via email or by posting on web pages.

Users can enjoy playlists created or selected by Goombah, stock up on tracks from the Goombah Free Music collection, or share their own favorites from their Goombah profile. The company has also inked a deal with the Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA) to add tracks from more than 3,000 labels to its free music library, as part of its strategy to target professional free music to a broad audience.

“Goombah is about music discovery, social networking and affinity,” said Diane Sammer, CEO, Emergent Music. “We are adding great music to our library through relationships with distributors like IODA, and launching services like Radio Free Goombah, to serve music lovers who want to find and share music and artists who want to reach their audience and new fans.”

Radio Free Goombah, users can develop their own radio playlists or listen to and keep music from the Goombah-created playlists. All of the radio players can be exported as a widget to post on blogs or web pages and emailed to friends. Goombah-produced playlists include Goombah Free Music Friday and Top Downloads of the Week.

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